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Im just wondering how good they are as this kit below (first on the page) is the cheapest ive seen of something like this anywhere on the net (cheaper than K1 stuff)
http://ohiocrank.com/mopar_rotate.html

Did a search on here and it seems some have good results, others not so much...have heard they got better in recent time, but im wondering how true this is...anybody dealt with them as of late?
 

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Stan & company will be at the Cabin Fever Racers Trade Show and Swap Meet this Friday and Saturday, Kokomo, In. Meet and talk to them in person.

http://www.cabinfeverracerstradeshow.com/
im from Canada dude lol

plus, i know they will only tell me good things...I want to know from the racers who have used them how their stuff stacks up quality wise
 

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I bought one of their forged cranks for my BBC, sent them the rest of my rotating assembly and had them check and balance everything and have it truly ready to assemble. They never tried to upsell me anything and even though my stuff was not top notch stuff, they treated me great. I have 80 trouble free passes on it.
 

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hav e hundreds of passes on multiple builds (all chevy) great company as far as i'm concerned
 

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Save several hundred dollars by Calling Mancini
They have stroker kits for around $1400 or so. Wait till the spring Chrysler swap meet and they will be even cheaper. There kits are eagle crank and rods, and Diamond Pistons. Just as good if not better than Ohio's kit.
 

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good to hear, please keep it coming guys...i want to know what the stuff was like, how much work it needed to work properly, if its on par with similar offerings i.e. scat, eagle, etc.
 

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Save several hundred dollars by Calling Mancini
They have stroker kits for around $1400 or so. Wait till the spring Chrysler swap meet and they will be even cheaper. There kits are eagle crank and rods, and Diamond Pistons. Just as good if not better than Ohio's kit.
the only cheaper kits ive seen on there are for cast cranks, and I havent seen anything in the 4.1" or bigger stroke offerrings on there either...do you have a link? I cant wait until the spring, trying to have the motor done before then
 

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Don't buy one from anyone who can't balance it for you and have it ready to assemble. If you buy one from vendor A, then send it to vendor B for checking and balance, you will be in the middle of a back and fourth battle between the vendors. Save the hassle.
 

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Don't buy one from anyone who can't balance it for you and have it ready to assemble. If you buy one from vendor A, then send it to vendor B for checking and balance, you will be in the middle of a back and fourth battle between the vendors. Save the hassle.
I would rather have my stuff balanced and check by my guy...
How else do you know what things like main bearing clearances and other things are going to be??
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Im sorry I didnt know, or missed you was building a small block based engine..
Have you checked out BPE yet?
They have 4.125 stroke diff flavor small block cranks, both main sizes for $629...
Looks like a 440 cid small block with a set of old W2's would make a seriously good running bracket motor, and tickle 700hp with little effort
 

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I would rather have my stuff balanced and check by my guy...

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Im sorry I didnt know, or missed you was building a small block based engine..
Have you checked out BPE yet?
They have 4.125 stroke diff flavor small block cranks, both main sizes for $629...
Looks like a 440 cid small block with a set of old W2's would make a seriously good running bracket motor, and tickle 700hp with little effort
I have checked out the BPE stuff, and it looks like ill be well over 2k before balancing if i go that route since i will need to peice it together myself with custom pistons...Im not buying this ohio crank kit 100%, but i was just curious to hear if anybody is using similar stuff from them and how it was for them, since this kit seems to be quite a good deal
 

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Don't buy one from anyone who can't balance it for you and have it ready to assemble. If you buy one from vendor A, then send it to vendor B for checking and balance, you will be in the middle of a back and fourth battle between the vendors. Save the hassle.
Absolutely!! For us Canadians, keep in mind.... If you get a great deal on an assembly, then ship, pay duty and balance / assemble it here. You really are better off to just start at the machine shop. My machinist saved me about $500 bucks doing everything for me in house instead of me providing parts for him.
 

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I would rather have my stuff balanced and check by my guy...
How else do you know what things like main bearing clearances and other things are going to be??
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Im sorry I didnt know, or missed you was building a small block based engine..
Have you checked out BPE yet?
They have 4.125 stroke diff flavor small block cranks, both main sizes for $629...
Looks like a 440 cid small block with a set of old W2's would make a seriously good running bracket motor, and tickle 700hp with little effort

Agreed about using your own guy. I didn't have one. Doesn't your guy want you to buy your parts from him also?
 

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Absolutely!! For us Canadians, keep in mind.... If you get a great deal on an assembly, then ship, pay duty and balance / assemble it here. You really are better off to just start at the machine shop. My machinist saved me about $500 bucks doing everything for me in house instead of me providing parts for him.
Who's your machinist? im looking for suggestions of guys to use in the Toronto/GTA area... it seems that all the guys im pricing out from in Canada are going to cost more even factoring in shipping and duty. I ship to the border and pick stuff up from there to save as well, but only when i order large amounts of parts as in this case
 

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Who's your machinist? im looking for suggestions of guys to use in the Toronto/GTA area... it seems that all the guys im pricing out from in Canada are going to cost more even factoring in shipping and duty. I ship to the border and pick stuff up from there to save as well, but only when i order large amounts of parts as in this case
Active in Mississauga did my bottom end. It's been great so far.
 
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